Maltese Ferule recognised as endemic species
The Environment Authority has announced the designation of a new endemic species for Malta, which reaffirms the North African affinity of some of the Maltese flora
[WATCH] BirdLife detects 41 bird-trapping illegalities in ten days
During ten days of fieldwork, BirdLife Malta encountered trapping illegalities every single day with a total of 41 illegalities on at least 31 different trapping sites
[WATCH] BirdLife anticipating ‘open season’ on turtle dove, as quail hunting season opens

The NGO has released a video explaining the differences between quail which can be legally hunted and turtle dove, the hunting of which is illegal

The NGO has released a video explaining the differences...

[WATCH] 500 killifish specially bred for threatened saline marshland in Marsaskala

500 new hatches of killifish were especially bred to populate the threatened il-Magħluq in Marsaskala after the endemic fish dwindled to just five pairs...

500 new hatches of killifish were especially bred to...

BirdLife: Opening spring hunting season will put Malta back into EU court

BirdLife and hunting lobby to meet in Ornis committee over request to lift moratorium on hunting of turtle dove in spring

BirdLife and hunting lobby to meet in Ornis committee over...

Maltese hunters claim they will shoot less birds if spring moratorium is lifted

Hunting federation FKNK demands two-week hunting season in spring and pledges not to exceed 7,000 bag limit for turtle dove

Hunting federation FKNK demands two-week hunting season in...

[WATCH] Puma owner posts Facebook video of controversial enclosure

Owner of puma shows off enclosure on Facebook video after animal rights groups...

Owner of puma shows off enclosure on Facebook video after...

[WATCH] At the first signs of spring, BirdLife extends opening hours of nature reserves

The first small flocks of barn swallows are a sign of the start of the spring bird migration over Malta

The first small flocks of barn swallows are a sign of...

Hold your hogs! ‘Snout legal to put them on the leash

Pig as a pet? Forget taking Babe for a walk on a leash because swine are not...

Pig as a pet? Forget taking Babe for a walk on a leash...

Under threat of EU closure, Malta not ruling out new trapping season

The re-opening of the trapping season in Malta has not yet been ruled out, but...

The re-opening of the trapping season in Malta has not yet...

Red flags at the beach? Don’t swim

Bathers urged to respect beach safety flags

Bathers urged to respect beach safety flags

[WATCH] Another two protected birds gunned down in first week of hunting season

Since the season opened on the 1st September four protected birds have been shot down by hunters

Since the season opened on the 1st September four protected...

Malta sea life at risk from rising heat

Difficult to predict effect of rising sea temperatures on all marine life, researcher contends

Difficult to predict effect of rising sea temperatures on...

Protected bird is shot, three days into hunting season

“After only three days of the Autumn hunting season, we already have the...

“After only three days of the Autumn hunting season,...

Ornis Committee yet to meet despite start of hunting season

BirdLife calls for urgent Ornis meeting after not being officially contacted...

BirdLife calls for urgent Ornis meeting after not being...

[WATCH] Ornis Committee yet to meet despite hunting season starts in three days

BirdLife Malta presents letter to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat urging government to prioritise environmental law enforcement

BirdLife Malta presents letter to Prime Minister Joseph...

[WATCH] Viticulturist: Ageing farmer population, longer droughts threatening viability of wine industry

Marsovin CEO Jeremy Cassar urges government to help protect indigenous grapes and support efforts to increase production 

Marsovin CEO Jeremy Cassar urges government to help protect...

Brushfire spotted in Ta' Cenc Natura 2000 site

A MaltaToday reader sent us in this photo of a fire in the Natura 2000 site in...

A MaltaToday reader sent us in this photo of a fire in the...

Skywatchers get ready... two days left to Perseid Meteor Shower 2017

The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower is coming in just a few days, and two...

The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower is coming in just a...

Superintendence calls for survey of Harq Hammiem cave

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage is calling for a full survey of the...

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage is calling for a...